Katherine Aho

MODULE
NAME 
STEM IMPACT 
DESCRIPTION 
Physics, Math, Engineering 
Discuss
about sound pressure, what is a dB and how to make a sound map 

Physics,
Math, Engineering 
How
and why does motion occur in one dimension? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Using
what we know about Newton’s Laws to explain Kepler’s
Laws, 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
What
are the two components necessary for projectile motion? Galileo’s
thoughts on projectile motion 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Understand
how sound can be produced if there is no physical source, like a Speaker
which is an introduction to get students excited about acoustics 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
What
is pressure and how does sound act as pressure? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
What is the speed of sound in air? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Explain
the difference between transonic and supersonic speed 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A demo which introduces the students to R programming environment and shows how different gravitational constants can affect free fall motion 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A demo that simulates projectile motion. Understand how launch angle affects maximum height and final position 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
How has our understanding of science changed before and after Newton? Explain the impact of Aristotle, Galileo, Newton and Einstein. Explain the importance of the scientific method and Newton's Laws 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A demo that simulates the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration in Newton's Second Law 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Understanding how to write equations in R and the importance of programming 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Learning how to build a simple simulation using R and the relationship between mass, velocity, and kinetic energy 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
How is programming sometimes easier than solving equations by hand? How can a program be modified to make it versatile enough for any scenario? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Using R to simulate a springmass system and the relationship between force, spring constant, and mass 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
How to write a program to calculate the tip on your dinner bill? and to determine how much an item costs after a discount is applied? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Understanding how to use an ifelse statement and how friction affects the velocity of the roller coaster? 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A program to convert between a temperatures (Fahrenheit and Celsius) 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A program to calculate the period of a pendulum and understanding the relationship between the length and period 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A program to simulate dropping a rock off a cliff on earth and understanding how to plot velocity vs time graphs 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
Simulating the free fall on all planets and understanding how to use an ifelseifelse statements in R 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A program that determines which spring constant to use given a mass based on the stretch of the spring and understanding the relationship between spring constant and distance 

Physics, Math, Engineering 
A program that determines which spring constant to use given a mass based on the stretch of the spring and understanding the relationship between spring constant and distance 



